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Waipi'o Valley

Island of Hawaii, HI
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A scenic area of waterfalls and thousand foot cliffs.
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Island of Hawaii, HI
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"the black sand beach"
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"wild horses"
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"steep road"
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"private property"
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"lookout point"
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"driving down"
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"steep grade"
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"lookout area"
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"drove down"
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"lots of water"
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"views are amazing"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are not able bodied you will have a difficult time walking down and up the very steep road to reach the valley and beach below. It is possible to drive down but only with 4 wheel drive. Regardless, bring snacks and lots of...More

Thank Caitlin J
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All I can say is it’s divine has a beautiful history and what you see will stay with you forever in your heart. I won’t try to describe a place that is so divine. I do recommend that if you do the hike wear comfortable...More

Thank lisa f
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

loved the views. wanted to hike down but didnt think it was a good idea at time for us. easy enough to drive to either side. we hit the southern side of valley on trip northward from hilo one day, then when we were on...More

Thank Sharron i
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the lookout and decided to take the trip down with our 4x4 Jeep and I'm glad we did! It was amazing. We had the perfect sunny day and the lookout is a quick stop but we made it a day by driving...More

Thank Nico C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read a lot about this hike and were pumped to try it out. We were staying near Waikoloa Village. Plan around an hour to get from this area. I’d say my wife and I are in good shape and have live at altitude in...More

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are great views from the overlook at the top of the valley but you must have 4-wheel drive to go down in the valley.

Thank Grady T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must go! definitly a place for a scene of Jurassic Park movie, incredible sand, views, ocean. You get to see the waterfall from far but still a nice walk. Get down to the valley and beach on a 4x4 car, do not walk or you'll...More

Thank MJoseDominguez
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a rainy, overcast day so we went for a drive to explore parts of the island we might not have ventured to. We drove through Honoka'a which is a really cure town with shops and cafes to stop at. We drove to the...More

Thank NorCal-traveler08
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 3 distinct sections of the Waipi'o Valley that visitors can explore: (1) the lookout; (2) the hike on the paved road down to the Valley itself and (iii) and the unforgettable hike up and over the western wall to the Waimanu valley. The...More

2  Thank sherylsavage12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked down the valley in 30 minutes and found it a bit tough on the knees, whereas going up was tough but the legs actually felt better. Going up took 45 minutes. We went on a day that was quite mild and not muggy,...More

2  Thank DBH_15
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Bramptonlesley
April 26, 2018|
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Sorry Kukulimonku! Your answer was very helpful! I pushed the wrong button!
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mylekorales
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Stick your thumb out at the top. People stop there to get into FWD. I saw people hitching out. Pretty much how you get a ride anywhere else.
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Mee Hyun H
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Benjamin-traveler |
Start before 9am ideally. Took us 2hr30mn round trip including a stop at the beach, seeing wild horses, and getting pictures of the waterfall. If you walk fast and do not stop for long, less than 2hrs is doable for sure. 4... More
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